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Piazza San Giorgio 17, 23829 Varenna, Italy
+39 0341 815218
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Port Laoise, Laois, Ireland
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have eaten here whenever we are in Varenna. The food is very good. the menu is extensive. The pannacotta was delicious and I would recommend the rissotto with perch.

Thank Jackie C
Yorkshire, UK
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed our lunch here last weekend - had a nice table for two on the terrace and a simple meal of pasta each with a carafe of the house white, which was very drinkable and great value. I had the seafood linguine which was excellent and the best I had during our 3 days at Lake Como. The service... More 

Thank London0Ripponden4
New Zealand
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63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We sat in the covered in area outside. It has a beautiful painting on the wall (shown in the photos), which make it seem not so closed in. My husband had a pizza which he said was really good, I had a seafood salad (which weirdly had lots of seafood and not much salad...) it was ok, our children had... More 

Thank NewZealandKiwifamily
Bay Area, CA
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55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a bit disappointed in this place, which is highly reviewed by some travel writers. It's definitely a local hangout, which I guess speaks well to the food, but our pasta dishes were simply OK, but in no way special. The pizza was quite acceptable, but no better than in multiple other restaurants in the area which we tried.... More 

Thank sce2aux
Teddington, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleasant small restaurant in the centre of Varenna - in the main square not overlooking the sea. We had two different pizzas - both excellent. Sea Food on one was fresh and tasty with generous portions. Good wine list - not a extensive but well chosen. Fair prices and friendly service. Family run. Recommended.

Thank PaddyBriggs46
Swansea, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The pizzas here were recommended to us by our Aibnb host in Varenna, and they were delicious! Service was friendly and informal, and the food was produced really quickly too. You've got to have a pizza when you're in Italy, and this was just the ticket.

Thank chrisrimmer2017
Canmore, Canada
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285 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

On the edge of the main square, this rustic style eatery has an informal atmosphere and country style charm. The menu offers a variety of regional dishes, including locally caught fish from lake Como. I ordered an antipasto of Missoltoni, in this case, Agoni, salted and dried freshwater herring, that came with three or four Alborelle (anchovy style small, thin... More 

Thank CanmoreFunkyDude
Sacramento, California
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Our first night in Varenna and we were jet lagged and just wanted a good meal. It was cold and rainy so I ordered some lasagne as comfort food and my wife got the seafood pasta. My lasagne was slightly above average but the seafood pasta was really not good. Tasted like they drowned it in canned clam juice and... More 

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Hilversum, The Netherlands
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Arrogant, unfriendly staff. At the end of the evening the owner tried to rip me off by putting extra dishes on the bill. When I asked for an explanation he even tried to deny it.

1 Thank M Z
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We did not stay in the hotel but we were the only customers in the restaurant that night and so our food was served pretty quickly. The food was great at a great price. The person who ran the place even served us limoncello on the house. The texture of the limoncello was smooth and although I did not finish... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza San Giorgio 17, 23829 Varenna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Varenna
  • Phone Number: +39 0341 815218

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?